Trigger Point Therapy refers to the treatment of myofascial trigger points (MTrP) or 'trigger points' (TrP) that are found in muscles and fascia. Myofascial trigger points are painful, tense areas that are found in muscles. MTrPs affect muscles and fascia. Trigger point therapy is a neuromuscular therapy designed to speed up recovery from injury, correct muscular imbalances and relieve pain. Trigger pointing is an effective technique that is used to treat trigger points and muscular knots.

Trigger point therapy aims at deactivating the trigger points may use a combination of treatments, like stretching the muscle and then applying pressure to areas of muscle tightness or ‘knots’ by soft tissue techniques or dry needling.

The benefits of trigger point therapy are

  • Pain relief
  • Relieve muscle stiffness
  • Improved blood circulation to the trigger zone
  • Improved range of motion and flexibility.

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